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Click here for the Public Hearing Agenda​ (Published October 4, 2021)


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TAKE NOTICE that the Borough of Bogota is proposing to change the purpose or use of approximately 2 acres of Olsen Park (Block 1.01, Lot 1 and Block 64.01, Lot 1) from outdoor and open parkland to a Bogota Recreation Center, Recreation Center Parking Lot, Outdoor Basketball Courts and Tennis Courts. The Recreation Center will include an indoor conservation classroom, park administrative offices, concession area and seating, locker rooms and restrooms, equipment storage areas and a gymnasium.


Due to the current Executive Order in place related to the Covid-19 pandemic, the hearing required under and pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-25.6(a)1, to obtain public comment on this proposed change of purpose or use will be held via ZOOM on October 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm. The link to the Zoom meeting is as follows:

Topic: Special Meeting for Public Hearing

Time: October 5, 2021 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 835 0486 0011

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All information regarding the proposed change in purpose or use is available for public inspection on the Borough’s website at or in the Clerk’s Office at 375 Larch Ave., Bogota, New Jersey.


Written comments on the proposed change in purpose or use may be directed to the Borough Clerk at, or by calling 201-342-1736 ext. 223. Please send a copy of any comments submitted on this request by email to or by letter to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship, 501 East State St., Mail Code 501-01, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0420 Attn: Bergen County Steward

Public Comment on this proposed change in purpose or use will be accepted during the public hearing or until October 20, 2021. On or after January 5, 2022, the Borough of Bogota may take formal action to approve the proposed change in purpose or use.


POSTED: September 3, 2021

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